The present paper is devoted to the space of minimal prime ideals of a more-or-less arbitrary commutative ring. Rings C(X) of continuous functions on topological spaces X appear only in §5 where they serve largely to provide significant examples.
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Henriksen, M., and M. Jerison. "The space of minimal prime ideals of a commutative ring." Transactions of the American Mathematical Society 115 (March 1965): 110-130. DOI: 10.1090/S0002-9947-1965-0194880-9